(BOSTON)—Teamsters Local 25 met with Republic Services in an effort to end the six-week strike taking place in the towns of Marshfield, Rockland and Abington. This morning’s negotiations session was the eighth meeting since negotiations began in March.
(BURBANK, LYNWOOD, POMONA & VENTURA, Calif.) – Truck drivers, gas cylinder fillers, loaders and dispatchers who are members of Teamsters Local 848 went on strike this morning at four Airgas USA locations in California, due to the company’s numerous violations of federal laws that protect workers’ rights.
(CAMBRIDGE, UK) – Two members of the Teamsters Union, which represents U.S. refuse collectors at Republic Services, America’s second-largest rubbish disposal corporation, protested Microsoft founder Bill Gates at the Cambridge Union Society yesterday. They were joined by supporters from Unite the Union, which represents refuse collectors in Cambridge and across Great Britain.
(SEATTLE) – Striking Republic Services sanitation workers from Massachusetts continued their picket line extensions for the third day in a row, at three different Republic Services facilities in the greater Seattle area this morning.
(SEATTLE) - Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., continued their picket line extensions in the Puget Sound area this morning.
(SEATTLE) - Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to Seattle this morning. Approximately 250 Republic Services/Allied Waste workers throughout the Puget Sound area—members of Teamsters Local 38, Local 117, Local 174 and Local 763—exercised their right to honor the picket line.
(WASHINGTON) – At the request of the pilots at Atlas Air, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and the Teamsters General Executive Board approved the formation of Teamsters Local 2750, a newly created local union dedicated to the pilots.
(TOPEKA, Kan.) – Drivers and monitors at Kansas Central School Bus have voted to affiliate with Teamsters Local 696. The school bus workers provide pupil transportation for students attending Topeka Public Schools.